You certainly don’t need to travel far to bring history to life – a trip to London is perfect for groups studying medicine through time or WW2!

Introduce your students to the history of the city with guided, themed walking tour of London, followed by an educational workshop at the Old Operating Theatre, the London Dungeon, the Florence Nightingale Museum and the Medicine through Time section of the Science Museum.London also has a wide range of WW2 museum visits, including the Imperial War Museum. Finish your evening, if you dare, with the famous Jack the Ripper walking tour.

Why not open your trip up to more students by making it cross-curricular? London offers great opportunities for pupils studying English literature, performing arts and religious studies, among others.

Suggested Itinerary (2 days, 1 night)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Travel to London

Jack the Ripper Museum and walking tour

Pizza meal

2

Educational workshop at the Old Operating Theatre

Medicine through time at the Science Museum

Travel back to school

2 days, 1 night Price from £89 pp
  • 1 night's half-board accommodation
  • Access to the Vamoos app to download all tour-related travel documents
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance including I.P.T.
  • Detailed information pack
  • Free itinerary planning service
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Return executive coach travel
  • VAT at current rates to tour operators

Accommodation

Educational Activities

Old Operating Theatre Museum

Old Operating Theatre Museum

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The Old Operating Theatre Museum is one of the most unusual museums in London. It is the oldest in Europe,… Read More

Square Route Walks

Square Route Walks

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Square Route Walks offer a variety of guided walks which can coverthe following themes: World War I and II in… Read More

The Florence Nightingale Museum

The Florence Nightingale Museum

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Florence Nightingale is the world's most famous nurse and this museum, as you might expect, is dedicated to her life… Read More

The London Dungeon

The London Dungeon

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The London Dungeon recreates various gruesome and horrifying historical events in a comedic, 'gallows humour' style, which makes it extremely… Read More

The Science Museum London

The Science Museum London

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The Science Museum is home to the world's most comprehensive collection of science, technology, industry and medicine. The themes are… Read More

Cultural Activities

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

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Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen, as well as the administrative… Read More

Houses Of Parliament

Houses Of Parliament

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Take a guided tour around the houses of Parliament where you will be able to see the Commons and Lords… Read More

Tower of London

Tower of London

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There are dozens of amazing sights and activities at the Tower of London. Students can spend the day visiting the… Read More

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